Stephen Unwin

Mr Mayfair and his rather sublime toilet facilities | Review: London Marriott Hotel Park Lane

Mr Mayfair and his rather sublime toilet facilities | Review: London Marriott Hotel Park Lane

by Stephen Unwin

"To my left was a table full of three young Americans, high on precociousness. One was wearing a shirt with a fleece – or was it a fleece with a shirt? – and the sort of shoes you only ever see abandoned"

A night in the cells | Review: Holborn Police Station, London

A night in the cells | Review: Holborn Police Station, London

by Stephen Unwin

Celebrity journalist and travel writer Stephen Unwin is taken into custody for an evening and finds the amenities lacking

Doric slabs and whatnot | Review: Grecotel Cape Sounio, Greece

Doric slabs and whatnot | Review: Grecotel Cape Sounio, Greece

by Stephen Unwin

"There was a make-up fridge in the bathroom, which I have never seen in all my days. I decided to keep my contact lenses in there, because who doesn’t want chilled eyes"

The most entertaining review of the Andaz Liverpool Street you’ll ever read

The most entertaining review of the Andaz Liverpool Street you’ll ever read

by Stephen Unwin

“Turn the car around Paul, we’re not staying here.”

The “glamour” of Leicester Square

The “glamour” of Leicester Square

by Stephen Unwin

"Everywhere you look there’s colour and movement and BK greaseproof wrappers rolling along in the popcorn-scented wind"

Overboard at the Henley Regatta

Overboard at the Henley Regatta

by Stephen Unwin

"It is hideously enjoyable – once the warm fuzz of premium vodka kicks in"

Hit and bliss | Review: La Réserve Ramatuelle, France

Hit and bliss | Review: La Réserve Ramatuelle, France

by Stephen Unwin

"I should start this with something pithy on 'wellness', which I believe is a made-up word." Spa cynic Stephen Unwin visits La Réserve Ramatuelle in France

The queue at The Breakfast Club

The queue at The Breakfast Club

by Stephen Unwin

"But can’t you just imagine the chatter in that queue? All that talk of Twerking and FitFlops, hair and make-up, ketchup or HP? It must be like the round table at The Algonquin"